Description - Cultural Diversity by Xenia Chryssochoou
"Cultural Diversity: Its Social Psychology" shows how social psychology can contribute to contemporary debates about immigration and multiculturalism. It shows how social psychology can contribute to contemporary debates about immigration and cultural diversity. It helps readers to understand the processes that have shaped modern societies and the diversity issues they are facing. It reviews research into the socio-psychological factors facilitating or hindering the emergence of plural societies. It focuses on intergroup relationships - what happens when people migrate, how they adapt, and what changes are produced by their presence. The issues discussed are contextualised within the traditional accounts of the nation-state, European integration and North American and Australian experiences. Student-friendly features include boxes, summaries, lists of key words, suggestions for further reading and a glossary.
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(250mm x 176mm x 23mm)
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Author Biography - Xenia Chryssochoou
Xenia Chryssochoou is Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Surrey. She has published widely on identity dynamics within multicultural societies and on the social psychological processes of mobility and migration in modern societies.